SLACKER ROLLS INTO GM VEHICLES AT CES
Slacker Grows Slate of Automotive Distribution Partners; Leverages GM’s New Flexible App Framework
LAS VEGAS, January 8, 2013 — At today’s 2013 International CES, Slacker, the most complete music service on earth, announced that it will be bringing its award-winning app to GM vehicles later this year. By taking advantage of GM’s new flexible app framework, which allows consumers to add apps and features after their initial purchase of a vehicle, Slacker will soon be available to millions of drivers nationwide.
“Slacker is excited to bring the most complete music service on earth to millions of GM customers this year,” said Jonathan Sasse, senior vice president of products and programming at Slacker. “With free access to millions of songs, hundreds of expert-programmed stations, and the best in news and sports, those rides across town and across the country are about to become a lot more entertaining.”
The implementation of Slacker in GM vehicles is made seamless through new infotainment systems, debuting in select 2014 MY vehicles that will change how in-vehicle apps are offered today. The systems’ framework includes an app catalog that will allow vehicle owners to choose from a menu of available applications specifically designed for the in-vehicle experience.
GM joins current Slacker automotive distribution partners Acura, Chrysler, Ford Motor Company, Honda, Toyota Scion and Tesla.
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Slacker offers the world’s most complete range of radio services. Whether it’s the award-winning free Slacker Basic Radio, or the fully-loaded subscription services Slacker Radio Plus and Slacker Premium Radio, listeners enjoy a unique, custom listening experience. Slacker enables music lovers to play highly personalized music online at the Slacker web site, in Ford vehicles with SYNC AppLink, on connected home devices or on-the-go with Slacker Personal Radio applications. Slacker mobile applications are available for Windows Phone 7, Windows Mobile, Palm webOS, Nokia, Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry smartphones. For more information visit: www.Slacker.com/about.
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